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How Big Data Can Benefit Upstream Oil and Gas

If it’s true that one of the keys to success is seeing challenges as opportunities, now is the time for the upstream oil and gas industry to apply this adage, since the value of its product has been n
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Automation Suppliers Ride Out Low Oil Prices

Lower attendance at OTC this year reflected the hurt that the oil and gas industry is feeling right now. But companies that can wait it out are taking the opportunity to optimize production and get ready for an upturn.
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The Oil Field as a Manufacturing Operation

Unlike wildcatting days when oil exploration had about a 10 percent chance of success, modern oil drilling has become more of a manufacturing process, with shale operations at close to 100 percent success rates. What does that mean for automation?
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News
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Compact Safety System Fits High-Hazard Process Needs

Schneider Electric’s Tricon CX is a more compact and advanced version of its safety-instrumented systems that meets stricter demands for protection, risk reduction and asset availability.
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Siemens Expands Analytical Operations in Houston

Going after a growing downstream oil and gas industry, Siemens Analytical Products and Solutions has increased its operation capacity by 50 percent by moving to a new facility and optimizing productio
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Rittal Goes After Oil and Gas at Its Epicenter

The Oil and Gas Competency Center in Houston is the company’s first competency center outside of Germany, offering customers hands-on project access to enclosures and climate control systems for the b
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Cybersecurity Preparedness Doesn’t Measure Up

According to a recent survey, 60 percent of oil and gas companies do not have an incident response plan in place, despite the growing awareness of cybersecurity concerns.
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Massive Layoffs: Still a Skills Shortage?

The oil and gas industry is facing significant job cutbacks. Considering that fact, fewer companies name the skills shortage as a barrier to growth, according to DNV GL’s latest survey results. But that doesn’t mean they can ignore the issue.
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Product
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HMS: M-Bus to Modbus-TCP Gateway

The Anybus M-Bus to Modbus TCP gateway decodes M-Bus telegrams and maps meter values to Modbus registers.
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Kepware: Updated Communications Platform

KEPServerEX version 5.17 enhancements include a new scheduler plug-in and updates to the local historian plug-in and EFM Suite.
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